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Sikky Racing: Mean Green Fighting Machines

Sikky Racing is made up drivers James Evans and “Rapper” Dan Savage.  James and Dan have been driving together from as far back as 2008 when they were competing in US Drift, the premier east coast Formula Drift Pro Am feeder series. It wasn’t until 2011 when James and the crew at Sikky Manufacturing / JE Import Performance would approach Dan to join forces. Dan piloted a Nissan S13 Hatch alongside James in a Nissan 350z. In that inaugural year as team, they traveled up and down the east coast of the United States, competing at XDC events and other various grassroots venus such as Drift Nirvana and East Coast Bash. 

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Formula D Long Beach: Dorifto Life

Im back with another post from Formula D Long Beach!!!! If you have ever shot Formula D Long Beach before than you know that the drifting is only part of the action. All the new liveries are released, all the new drivers get a taste of the action, and it sets the tone for the rest of the year. With that being said, Round 2 at Road Atlanta got very interesting with only one of the major names taking the podium. Up to this point it is still anyones game. Who will Podium in Atlanta? Will Chris Forsberg bounce back or will Aasbo take two in a row? Mad Mike will also be making his debut in Atlanta.

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Formula D: The Streets of Long Beach

What’s up my fellow ricers!! I’d like to formally introduce myself to you guys. My name is Tim Durnak! I have joined the Mayday team this year to bring some coverage from the East Coast as well as Formula Drift coverage. This past weekend i was in Long Beach catching the action as we watched Fredric Aasbo take the podium in Round 1. That set the tone for what is going to be an exciting season of Formula Drift as Round 1 ended with minutes to spare before they had to reopen the streets of Long Beach.

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Round 6 of the Lone Star Drift Series

Traveled out to Mineral Wells last weekend and got a few photos of some good old fashioned grassroots drifting…

Panda Hatch was just chillen out there at the airport…

Don’t mind the vintage type photos… it was taken with a potato…

MCR (My Chemical Romance) Factory’s S15…

Photo is a bit blurry bc I’m still getting used to this potato cameara….

Proper fitment for any BRZ/FRS/Genesis

All types of skid racing going on…

@nightparade’s street legal skid car…

Special guest D1 driver, Yokoi Masashi, was out there as well…

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Traveling all the way from AZ for some drifting fun…

Stance…

Big Country Wang….

Day 1 consisted of racing til dusk… then it was time to party…

This E36 was loud AF…

Drivers were hella excited to be out there…

Yin and yang…

SR20’s pull a premium…

A normal racecar cockpit…

Justin Hosek’s 4GS powered hachiroku, Robert Turnbow 2JZ and Dewayne Ramsey’s 1JZ powered Cressida’s representing 80’s best…

If you thought the weather was too hot to be out there, it WASN’T too bad…

I didn’t get to stay for competition but the D1 drivers, Yokoi and Tezuka, were commenting in Japanese like you would hear in D1 competitions…

Smoking is not that bad for you…

It’s tough only having a 55mm and 135mm prime lenses, but you get creative and get different angles…

But I’m pretty lazy so I just got one angle…

This potato camera is not too bad but I wouldn’t recommend it…

4 door Camry power…

Favorite chassis for drifters worldwide…

Thanks for looking… rice on!

– Danh

The Road Less Traveled.

Oftentimes, people tend to forget that everyone is different. After all, everyone has their own tastes, styles, and opinions. We see far too often car “enthusiasts” that bash on others for their pick on aero, suspension and of course, powerplants. While we get the typical “Ricer!” comments here and there, we are self proclaimed ricers and embrace that label, negative or not. Khiem gets the most comments on his 2JZGTE powered FD3S RX-7 from many purists, and he, like many others before him, have learned to not to take the internet so SRS, and to do what he does.

This past Sunday at our weekly meet at Catalina Coffee, we came across another car that I personally thought was cool as fuck. Ben Norrell’s 5.0L Mustang powered convertible E36 is slammed, caged, and loud as hell. In other words, bloody awesome. We look past Horsepower-per-liter, Power-to-dollar and purist attitudes and enjoy cars for what they are- another man’s (or woman) work of automotive art. While Ben got MUCH hate on our Instagram video, he, like Khiem, brushed it off like a true gentleman and watched the fireworks.

from here it looks like any other slammed E36 Vert

SRS bitnit

That hydraulic Hand brake

Besides the obvious, we really liked the cleanliness of the bay among other things

Hood closed, you would never know. Oh except it sounds like a bat out of hell.

Keep Tuning,
Ricer X